Tarot for Cats

The Tarot for Cats shows cats instead of humans to illustrate the cards, of which there is only the major arcana. The Hanging Cat is a particular favourite of mine... I could just about frame these cards.

Created by Kipling West, Regen Dennis
Tarot Deck - 22 Cards - Macmillan 1996
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Tarot for Cats review by Sophie-David

The Tarot for Cats set consists of a small book and the 22 Major Arcana. The cards present bright realistic scenes from the lives of domestic cats. These Majors were reproduced from Kipling West's original paintings in a generously sized format with a low gloss finish. Kipling worked in a judicious amount of basic and often humorous symbolism, and a significant part of the appeal is that the cats are always depicted doing things that cats quite naturally do. The graphics are simple, bold and clear, with original themes that stay well within the spirit of each archetype.

Each card is labeled at the bottom with bold black capitals on a yellow background. The cards use Roman numerals, with Strength at VIII and Justice at XI. Standard names are used, except that The Hanged Man has be... read more reviews.

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More About These Cards

Name: Tarot for Cats
Creators: Kipling West, Regen Dennis
Publisher: Macmillan 1996
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 22
Major Arcana: 22
Deck Tradition: Unique
Minor Arcana Style: None
Major Titles: Fool, Magician, High Priestess, Empress, Emperor, Hierophant, Lovers, Chariot, Strength, Hermit, Wheel of Fortune, Justice, The Hanging Cat, Death, Temperance, Devil, Tower, Star, Moon, Sun, Judgment, World
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11

Card Size: 3.23 x 5.28 in. = 8.20cm x 13.40cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: An art-deco style design of two sitting cats silhouetted against a full moon, with ornamental vines and flowers, in turquoise blue and deep purple with a thin white border

Companion Material: Full-color illustrated 68-page hardback book accompanies the deck. Meow.

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